Broughshane based Stephens Catering Equipment has been awarded the top accolade at IFEX 2014.
The local company scooped the award at IFEX, Northern Ireland’s premier food, drink, retail and hospitality event, for its Garland Group Induction Griddle cooking technology.
Competing against 50 products and services from exhibitors in the food and hospitality sectors, Stephens Catering’s Garland Induction Griddle was named as the Overall Product of the Show by an independent panel of judges which included Glyn Roberts, CEO of NIIRTA and UK food expert, Jane Milton.
Ian Manson, Sales Director at Stephens Catering Equipment, who picked up the award, says: “We are absolutely delighted. Induction technology is the future of cooking, it applies cooking energy only when required therefore reducing energy costs.
Glyn Roberts, CEO of NIIRTA and Product of the Show judge said: “The Garland Group Induction Griddle from Stephens Catering Equipment is an extremely smart piece of technology. It’s a worthy winner for the Overall Product of the Show accolade due to its efficiency and green credentials, which includes delivering significant energy savings for food